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City/Ville Halifax
Province Nova Scotia [NS]
Title/Titre Catering Manager
Sector Morrison [Healthcare Dining Services]
About Us

Compass Group Canada is the leading foodservice and support services company in Canada with over 25,000 associates and annual managed revenues of $1.5 billion in 2012. Employing 500,000 associates worldwide, its parent company, UK-based Compass Group PLC had revenues of £16.9 billion in 2012.

 

Our vision for growth and success is a powerful one, to combine fresh ideas with the industry’s greatest talent -- Great People, Great Service, Great Results!  

 

Morrison delivers food, nutrition and dining services to the health care and senior living markets. Morrison’s key expertise running hospitals and long-term care culinary programs enables its hospital partners to focus on their core competency - patient satisfaction. In addition to offering numerous nutritional food choices to patients, visitors and hospital employees, Morrison’s retail marketing creates innovative, cutting edge programs.

 

Position Summary
Position: Catering Manager
 
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia 
 
Duties:
 
With a “Can Do” attitude and a “Passion for Excellence”, the Catering Manager is:
 
  • Responsible for supervising catering associates and functions
  • Managing all aspects of catering services, including banquets, luncheons, coffee services, venue room and other various special functions
  • Accountable for all booking, coordinating and following-up on all catering events
  • Ensures specifications and requests of each catering event are communicated and executed down the channel effectively
  • Ascertain good client relationship and guest satisfaction are maintained
  • Involved in reviewing sales contracts, ensuring invoices are inputted correctly and reconciled if required
  • Schedules and allocate staff, as well as prepare payroll information to be sent to head office
  • Responsible for ascertaining new business and retaining existing business
 
The Catering Manager reports to the Food Service Director 
 
Qualifications
Required (please only apply if you meet all required qualifications):
 
  • 2+ years catering and management experience in a fast paced food service environment
  • Great knowledge of a wide variety of event set-up and styles from small boardroom meetings to large upscale events
  • Highly organized, with superior attention to detail
  • Strong supervisory skills and capable to motivate, lead and develop staff
  • Passion for customer service and client relationships
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Great computer skills; proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (ex. Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Willing to accommodate flexible work schedule (evening and weekend work is required)
  • Available to travel locally; must have access to a vehicle
 
Thank you for your interest in a career with Compass Group!
 
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Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We will consider your resume for additional opportunities.
Compass Group Canada is committed to fostering a diverse and representative workforce and an inclusive work environment where all employees are treated fairly.
 
Job ID 5932
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